What helps you these days?

It was the second graders’ turn to do the readings at our all school Mass. One of our young ones who was scheduled to read at that Mass was sick the day before and missed the practice. When she arrived…

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Public Service Announcement for all parents

Parents: What we are being asked to do is not humanly possible.  There is a reason we are either a working parent, a stay-at-home parent, or a part-time working parent. Working, parenting, and teaching are three different jobs that cannot…

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Where do we go for happiness?

Our society has inundated us with the importance of importance.  We have been conditioned to believe in the big, the fast, the expensive and the far away.  I’m still convinced that if you have to move even ten inches from…

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Mercy and Forgiveness in the Age of Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has deeply transformed the ways we experience Lent. Many of us might have been looking forward to the Sacrament of Reconciliation as a part of our usual preparation to participate in the Lord’s Death and Resurrection, or…

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Loving Father bless this house

  Loving Father bless this house And all who in it live May our home be filled with love. Help us to forgive May all who ever visit us Find blessings when they’re here. Fill this home with goodness, Lord…

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A Prayer for First Responders

There are so many for whom we pray, Oh God. This day, in a special way, we lift to you all first responders. We pray for nurses and firefighters; for police officers and counselors; for ambulance drivers and emergency room…

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Act of Spiritual Communion

My Jesus, I believe You are really present in the Blessed Sacrament. I love You more than anything in the world, and I hunger to receive You. But since I cannot receive Communion at this moment, feed my soul, at…

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Message from Fr. Joe (4/23/20)

Dear beloved parishioner –   Did you know that MORE people are praying Mass with us online each week than used to come to Church? Thank you for sharing the links and passing on the good news of what God…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Dear Most Sacred Heart Parishioners, With the arrival of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the greater St. Louis area, our parish leadership is working with the Archdiocese of St. Louis and state and local health officials to ensure the safety of…

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